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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) Yesterday, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Robin750
Probably state minimums for property damage.

Probably state minimums for property damage.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 01-26-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Robin750
Since it's from a pre-LCI, keep in mind that...

Since it's from a pre-LCI, keep in mind that there was additional insulation added on LCI models for reducing road noise. You may want to compare the doors and transfer that over. Not sure if there...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 01-26-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Robin750
Agreed! I would say there are three main...

Agreed! I would say there are three main considerations for deciding whether you want xDrive - decreased reliability, improved traction, and different driving characteristics.

Decreased...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 01-26-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Robin750
Looks like you posted in the G12 forum instead of...

Looks like you posted in the G12 forum instead of the F01 forum. The F01 does not have trim at the bottom of the doors but the G12 does (chrome or shadowline). Make sure that the door is actually for...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-26-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By Robin750
Good to hear, glad you're enjoying the car. :)

Good to hear, glad you're enjoying the car. :)
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 01-25-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By Robin750
No, the maintenance plan is only for the first...

No, the maintenance plan is only for the first owner and no longer transferrable.


Assuming the title is clear, the remaining balance of the factory warranty will transfer to you. Confirm with a...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-23-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By Robin750
Is the front suspension OEM? The previous owner...

Is the front suspension OEM? The previous owner could have installed lowering springs or changed the struts.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 01-21-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Robin750
Take a look here: ...

Take a look here:

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/g11-740i-lim/repair-manuals/61-general-vehicle-electrical-system/61-31-switch-sensor/1VnYYvpxRh

To avoid damage, I would say use only your...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-20-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By Robin750
Aftermarket TPMS can be finicky, especially if...

Aftermarket TPMS can be finicky, especially if the tire shop is not familiar with that particular model (ie. Discount Tire has their own SKU from Huf and Schrader for the universal sensors that they...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-20-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Robin750
Have you ever changed the TPMS sensors? Their...

Have you ever changed the TPMS sensors? Their expected battery life is 5-7 years so if you still have the original sensors, I would try replacing them first.

The correct OEM sensors for MY2012 is...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-18-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By Robin750
If both sides are sagging equally, the struts are...

If both sides are sagging equally, the struts are probably fine because it's unlikely both failed together. Check for leaks in the system first, specifically the connectors:
...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-18-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By Robin750
It's hard to break those tabs putting it back...

It's hard to break those tabs putting it back unless it was forced into the wrong position, so it was probably already broken from whoever messed with it before. Did you have any work done to the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-17-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By Robin750
Just to give you an idea about how expensive and...

Just to give you an idea about how expensive and involved the repair will be, take a look at this thread (specially post #41):

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=717800
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-17-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By Robin750
Rear quarter panel damage is one of the most...

Rear quarter panel damage is one of the most expensive areas to fix even if it's just the skin, so considering how little a 2012 7-series is worth today, I would bet on your car being totaled. On the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-17-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By Robin750
There are also some wires and connectors inside,...

There are also some wires and connectors inside, so check if any of those are loose. Leave the cover off and see if that either eliminates the noise or helps track it down.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-16-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By Robin750
Spread the two halves outwards, I usually start...

Spread the two halves outwards, I usually start towards the top as the clips are in the middle to bottom areas.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-16-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By Robin750
Try removing and reinstalling the cover first, it...

Try removing and reinstalling the cover first, it is held in place by several small clips which could be loose or damaged.

I use the space behind the cover to hide the DC/DC converter for my dash...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-16-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Robin750
Always use the model year of your car when...

Always use the model year of your car when searching. The build date is mostly irrelevant except for cases where there are changes within the production run (ie. TPMS switched from RDE012 to RDE017...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-16-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,237
Views: 434,611
Posted By Robin750
Nice, that's got to be quite a significant...

Nice, that's got to be quite a significant upgrade. :thumbup: With good winter tires, these cars are surprisingly capable in the snow and ice.

Check this thread for username change:
...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-14-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Robin750
Take a look here for the download link (only the...

Take a look here for the download link (only the ISTA/D download is needed for diagnostics):

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1023698

If you're going to use Windows 7, I think...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-14-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Robin750
Good point, BMW NA sent me a letter in January...

Good point, BMW NA sent me a letter in January 2018 stating that the warranty on fuel injectors has been extended to 10 years or 120K miles. If the issue does end up being the injectors, make sure to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-14-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Robin750
They are basically the same, as the F10 is based...

They are basically the same, as the F10 is based on the F01. If your I-Step has been updated in the past couple years, you may not be able to code HKFM_LS as it's not supported by the last free E-Sys...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-14-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Robin750
What kind of scan tool did you use? You may want...

What kind of scan tool did you use? You may want to get an ENET cable and setup ISTA/D to see if there are any additional faults.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-14-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 699
Posted By Robin750
Cars aren't made like they used to be. Increased...

Cars aren't made like they used to be. Increased emissions requirements force the use of technologies such as lightweight materials, direct injection, and turbocharging, none of which are conducive...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-12-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 531
Posted By Robin750
As mentioned already, replace the battery first...

As mentioned already, replace the battery first as that can cause a lot of other random issues to come up. I've found that I was able to get the best price on the 105Ah AGM battery that these cars...
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